Kuala Tahan

Orientation & Geography

Asia, Malaysia

Kuala Tahan is a Malaysian village located at the confluence of the Tahan and Tembiling Rivers in the state of Pahang. The word Kuala means "confluence" in Malay, and the Tahan is a tributary of the Tembiling river. A resort at Kuala Tahan receives visitors to Taman Negara. Other facilities include a restaurant and campsites. There are several accommodation at Kuala Tahan which serve as Taman Negara's base camps. The Mutiara Taman Negara Resort is the only resort within Taman Negara National Park. Others within Kuala Tahan village area include Persona Resort, Rainforest Resort, Woodland Resort, Park Lodge (a bit far from the Taman Negara entrance), Durian Chalet, Teresek View Village, Liana Hostel, Agoh Chalet and Travelers Home. Kuala Tahan is accessible by slowboat from Kuala Tembeling or road via a local bus from Jerantut, a share taxi, or by car.